Former senate president David Mark loses 51-year-old son to cancer

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Former Senate President David Mark and his eldest son, Tunde Jonathan Mark.

Former senate president David Mark loses 51-year-old son to cancer

Former President of the Nigerian Senate, David Mark, has lost his eldest son, Tunde Jonathan Mark, who died in a London hospital on Friday morning at 51.

Paul Mumeh, the media adviser to David Mark, confirmed this in a statement and said, “Tunde, who died after a long battle with cancer, was the first son of the former President of the Senate.”

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The statement further reads, “Born on the 13th of October, 1971, Tunde attended Yaba Military School, located in Yaba, Lagos where he obtained his first school leaving certificate.

“Tunde later proceeded to Bradfield College, Berkshire, UK where he attended Secondary school.

“Tunde is a Biochemist who obtained a B.Sc degree from Kings College, London. He studied Immunology alongside Biochemistry and later Biological Sciences at the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was married with a daughter.

“He passed away peacefully surrounded by family members and loved ones. Funeral arrangements will be communicated in due course,” the statement said.

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